WAWO is a federally incorporated not-for-profit corporation in Canada, registered as a religious organization with educational and training goals.

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The organization was created in 1997 at the international AGM in New Delhi, India, for the main purposes to fund and train an international body of English-language scholars who forward and maintain pure and ancient Wayist teachings, to ordain and train monks, healers and clergy.

WAWO helps to publish books, courses and other material that explain ancient Wayism in western languages. Associates make use of our growing database of materials for use in their ministries.

WAWO International’s Board consists of elected officers from Canada, USA, Europe and South East Asia. Funding for WAWO operations come from membership fees and private donors.

Wayism has a long history (more than 2,000 years) of relationship with Lotus Family groups the world over. WAWO manages monastic (satsang) and general public training centres online, also in China, Canada and Cambodia to provide seminary training, ordination and teacher training.

WAWO funds and assists IAP (International Association of Pneumapathy) to research pneumatherapy and train pneumatherapists in western languages.

WAWO funds and assists Prajnaparamita School and Seminary to train clergy, healers and helpers.

WAWO makes possible several local and physical devotional congregations and is working toward making online devotional and spiritual support services available to members and the general public. To this effect, we have ordained monks in SE Asia, Western Europe, Canada and the USA who assist in providing devotional and spiritual helping services.


Wayism is the spiritual tradition that understands the Universal Energy that flows from Source, to hold all potential for life and all natural and metaphysical laws that maintains us and nurtures our soul development to become spiritual beings–we call that energy The Way. The Way has been so described in ancient human settlements as far back as 10,000 years ago (symbolised by the symbol “T”), it forms the basis of the term Dao, of Daoism, as the symbol for heaven, the symbol “T”. We understand that Socrates, Plotinus, Bhagavad Gita, Gautama Buddha, Teacher Jesus and Bodhidharma among other taught this tradition and it influenced perhaps every religious movement.


During 2022, Wayism International established a base in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, from where senior teachers work to present workshops and create training material. This project is funded by donations from Jean and Adele du Plessis, and is managed by them.

Puerto Vallarta has an international airport and excellent hotel and conference facilities.


Wayism International continues to be managed from the legal not for profit entity based out of Sarnia, Ontario.


The only clinic was in Siem Reap. After almost 10 years, due to pandemic losses it was closed in 2022.


After the 2015 earthquake in Nepal we relocated Prajnaparamita School first to Cambodia then to online (in process). The last center in Kathmandu was closed in 2018, as theWAY moved to online.


Wayist center in Saigon closed in 2021 due to pandemic losses. Members are working to consolidate teaching online.


Wayism community and teaching is moving away from being available only to students in closed centers under tutelage of senior teachers, to an open format, online. The process of moving online is a burden for elders and takes time.

Main website will consolidate to: wayism.org

Main community app will be built (in 2022) at: www.wayist.life


Wayist Publishing is an arm of Wayism International responsible for creating published materials.

Website: wayism.net


Wayism International is entirely reliant on donations from membeers for its existence.